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Mother's Day breakfast [updated]
  • Kathleen Ballard / Los Angeles Times

Mother’s Day breakfast [updated]

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | May 9, 2013

From left Carlotta, Alexia and Hilaire Atlee have a Mother's Day breakfast of a waffle topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. View Post»

Keep it simple, try a pinhole camera

Keep it simple, try a pinhole camera

Posted On: 1:22 p.m. | May 8, 2013

As digital photography keeps getting better and better, there are more great smart phone apps and amazing quality digital cameras to stop and think about using film. It may be even be hard to think about taking pinhole photographs. Maybe that's why I missed it again this year, probably, like most people. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2013
  • Lionel Cironneau / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | May 8, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2013 View Post»

(Small) body of presidential knowledge

(Small) body of presidential knowledge

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | May 7, 2013

Five-year-old Arden Hayes loves Legos. And presidents. He's been reading up on history and can name the chief executives in order and tell you a little — OK, a lot — about them. When he found out that he shared a birthday with FDR, he decided to find out more about him, and about the other presidents. Now he is practically a walking presidential library. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2013
  • Feng Li / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:39 a.m. | May 7, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Rain helps firefighters in their efforts to put out the Springs fire (more photos); elsewhere the downpour dampens the Southland; Cleveland police announce the rescue of three women who went missing about a decade ago; Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, spewed huge rocks and ash after daybreak Tuesday, killing at least five climbers... View Post»

Hollywood American Legion building is dedicated
  • Los Angeles Times

Hollywood American Legion building is dedicated

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | May 7, 2013

Front view of new American Legion building on Highland Avenue in Hollywood. View Post»

Pictures of the Year Latin America 2013 contest winners announced
  • Tomás Munita / For the New York Times

Pictures of the Year Latin America 2013 contest winners announced

Posted On: 11:00 a.m. | May 6, 2013

Photographers from Ecuador, Mexico and Brazil were among the winners in the Pictures of the Year Latin America 2013 contest, with Chilean photographer Tomas Munita taking the top honors as Latin American Photographer of the Year. The competition, which wrapped up April 12, drew submissions from more than 1,300 photographers from Ibero-American countries, Spain and Portugal. They presented... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:07 a.m. | May 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2013 View Post»


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